AMUG thanks our 2018 Sponsors.

Diamond Sponsors - 14 Companies

3D Systems, the originator of 3D printing and leader in engineering and manufacturing software and services, enables aerospace, automotive, healthcare/dental and durable goods industries to be more productive. 3D Systems offers metal and plastic additive manufacturing systems and materials; additive manufacturing management software with 3DXpert and 3D Sprint; part services with Quickparts and On-Demand Manufacturing; reverse engineering, inspection technologies and digital clay design with Geomagic software; CAM solutions with GibbsCAM; mold and die design with Cimatron software. Adopting 3D scanning technologies, additive and subtractive manufacturing capabilities and digital inspection methods have profound effects on design, manufacturing, quality assurance and total cost of operations. For more information, visit

Additive Industries is accelerating industrial additive manufacturing of high quality, functional, metal parts by offering a modular end-to-end 3D printing system including a seamlessly integrated information platform to high end and demanding industrial markets. With substantially improved reproducibility, productivity, and flexibility, Additive Industries redefines the business case for series production of additive manufacturing applications in aerospace, automotive, medical technology and high-tech equipment. For more information, visit

BASF enables innovation in the 3D printing market to help expedite customers transition into production by providing a vast technology toolbox of high performance materials, formulations and sustainable solutions. For more information, visit

Carbon works at the intersection of hardware, software, and molecular sciences to deliver on the promise of 3D Manufacturing. The company empowers customers and partners to produce at scale by revolutionizing how they design, engineer, make, and deliver products. With Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis(TM) technology and SpeedCell(TM) system (M series printers and Smart Part Washer), manufacturers can unlock new business opportunities such as mass customization, on-demand inventory, and differentiated products made with unique functional materials. Carbon’s solutions also provide substantial operational efficiencies such as the elimination of tooling costs and decreased time to market. For more information, visit

Desktop Metal, Inc., based in Burlington, Massachusetts, is accelerating the transformation of manufacturing with end-to-end metal printing solutions. Founded by leaders in advanced manufacturing, metallurgy, and robotics, the company is addressing the unmet challenges of speed, cost, and quality to make metal 3D printing an essential tool for engineers and manufacturers around the world. In 2017, Desktop Metal was selected as one of the world’s 30 most promising Technology Pioneers by World Economic Forum; named to MIT Technology Review’s list of 50 Smartest Companies; and recognized among the most important innovations in engineering in Popular Science’s “2017 Best of What’s New.” For more information, visit

DSM, a pioneer with 20 years of experience in 3D printing, accelerates its commitment to help scale additive manufacturing from prototyping to mainstream manufacturing. For more information, visit

EOS is the global technology leader for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers. Founded in 1989, the independent company is a pioneer and innovator for holistic solutions in additive manufacturing. Like no other company, EOS is mastering the interaction of laser and powder material and provides all essential elements for industrial 3D printing. System, material and process parameters are intelligently harmonized to ensure a reliable high quality of parts. EOS’s machines, materials, and expertise help customers create their competitive edge and let their designs now drive their manufacturing. For more information, visit

ExOne is a global provider of 3D printing systems and 3D printed products and related services for direct and indirect material printing. The ExOne® process utilizes Binder Jetting technology with industrial materials. This process gives traditional manufacturers the opportunity to reduce costs, lower the risk of trial and error, and create opportunities for design innovation.

ExOne customers vary from multiple segments, including pumps, automotive, aerospace, heavy equipment and energy as well as art and decorative. For more information, visit

Formlabs designs and manufactures powerful and accessible 3D printing systems. Headquartered in Boston with offices in Germany, Japan, and China, Formlabs is establishing the industry benchmark for professional 3D printing for engineers, designers, and manufacturers around the globe, and accelerating innovation in a variety of industries, including education, dentistry, healthcare, jewelry, and research. Formlabs products include the Form 2 SLA 3D printer, Fuse 1 SLS 3D printer, Form Cell manufacturing solution, and Pinshape marketplace of 3D designs. Formlabs also develops its own suite of high-performance materials for 3D printing, as well as best-in-class 3D printing software. For more information, visit

GE Additive is part of GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE Additive includes additive machine providers Concept Laser and Arcam, along with materials provider AP&C.
GE’s relationships with Arcam and Concept Laser has complemented GE’s existing material science and additive capabilities, enabling the development of new service applications across multiple GE businesses and allowing us to earn numerous patents.

GE Additive is committed to leading the industry through world-class machines, materials and services—accelerating innovations across industries and helping the world work smarter, faster and more efficiently. For more information, visit

HP Inc., created in 2015 and based in Silicon Valley,  combines the heart and energy of a start-up with the scale and power of a Fortune 100 multinational corporation. Backed by nearly 50,000 employees and drawing from a 76-year legacy of engineered innovation, the company is focused on creating technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. HP Multi-Jet Fusion 3D Printing technology is set to reinvent design and manufacturing, by unlocking the full potential of 3D printing. For more information, visit

Renishaw is one of the world’s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to 3D printing, dentistry and brain surgery.

The Renishaw Group currently has more than 70 offices in 35 countries, with over 4,000 employees, of which 2,700 people are employed within the UK. For more information, visit

SLM Solutions is a leading provider of metal-based additive manufacturing systems that optimize fast and cost-efficient part production. With multi-laser options, bi-directional recoating, open-software controls and closed-loop powder handling, Selective Laser Melting® systems achieve best-in-class safety and increased build speeds for complex and completely dense metal parts. For more information, visit

Stratasys has been a defining force in 3D printing and additive manufacturing for almost 30 years. The company empowers customers across a broad range of vertical markets by enabling new paradigms for design and manufacturing. The company’s solutions provide customers with unmatched design freedom and manufacturing flexibility – reducing time-to-market and lowering development costs, while improving designs and communications. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and SolidScape, and the Stratasys ecosystem includes a wide range of 3D printers and materials; parts on-demand via Stratasys Direct Manufacturing; strategic consulting and professional services; and the GrabCAD software platform. For more information, visit

Voxel8 solves our customers’ most complex problems by providing multi-material, digital manufacturing solutions. We offer a full suite of services that can be tailored to the specific requirements of your product needs:

  • Co-deposition of conductive metal and engineering-grade polymer matrix for 3D electronics
  • Mixed-gradient deposition of flexible/rigid morphologies, e.g., athletic shoes or medical devices
  • Conformal deposition of customized materials, e.g., direct-writing polyurethane patterns on textiles or antennas on molded parts

For more information, visit

Titanium Sponsors - 1 Company

NCP Leasing is the leading independent provider of financing for additive manufacturing equipment. Founded in 1987, NCP provides a wide range of lease and rental structures to satisfy the needs of industrial and commercial companies. We have participated in over 300 “additive manufacturing” transactions since 1994. This experience gives us an edge when it comes to making accurate assessments of residual values and understanding the specifics of each transaction. NCP has considerable financial strength. We remain principals in all transactions. This is an advantage when a lease is restructured during its term. For more information, visit

Platinum Sponsors - 21 Companies

3D Platform is a leading manufacturer of industrial-strength, large-format 3D printers. 3DP’s second-generation flagship 3D printer, the 3DP Workbench, is an additive manufacturing workbench that offers a large build area of 1 x 1 x 0.5 meters. Based in Roscoe, Illinois, 3D Platform is committed to utilizing their expertise in mechatronics and linear motion to design and construct the best-in-class large-format 3D printers while maintaining affordable flexibility with open market software and control solutions. For more information, visit

3YOURMIND provides platforms to advance Industrial 3D production. Their design-to-production solutions cover each step in the production chain from Evaluation (AM Part Identifier) to Collaboration (Enterprise) to Production (eCommerce). The AM Services division provides process consulting, model redesign and custom production of 3D models by in-house AM experts. Their software is used by top DAX companies and their platforms have been recognized with a series of prestigious awards including the 2016 German Innovation Award.

3YOURMIND’s vision is to become the software standard for industrial 3D printing and move the world to Agile Manufacturing.  For more information, visit

AddUp, formed by Michelin and Fives, offers an extraordinary level of knowledge, experience, machine capabilities and support to companies with a future in metal AM. Our products and services are designed and built for industrial metal AM applications that demand productivity, precision and repeatability in a mass-production environment. For more information, visit

The Arcam Group provides cost-efficient additive manufacturing solutions for the production of metal components. Arcam’s Electron Beam Melting (EBM®) technology offers freedom in design combined with excellent material properties and high productivity. For information, visit

BeAM Machines is a leading specialist in providing DED (Directed Energy Deposition) Solutions ranging from full 5 axis machines tools with controlled atmospheres to Robotic Manufacturing Cells. BeAM’s DED Solutions are used to repair expensive Gas Turbine Engine components, previously non-repairable with traditional technologies. The DED solutions are also used to add features to existing components as well as create near net shapes. BeAM is consistently developing new industrial applications for aerospace, defense, nuclear and oil & gas sectors thanks to its ecosystem of partners. These machines are designed and manufactured to strict industrial standards allowing customer to rely on the equipment for production applications. For information, visit

BigRep is a technology start-up based in Berlin with offices in New York, Boston, Tel Aviv and Singapore, which develops and manufactures the world’s largest 3-D printers. One of the groundbreaking developments of the company founded in 2014 is the BigRep ONE, which is supplemented by the smaller BigRep STUDIO. Interdisciplinary and well-founded experience in the field of additive manufacturing characterizes the multi-national team of BigRep, now more than 90 employees. In addition to new products, the Berlin company is now concentrating on complete solutions for industrial customers in the form of integrated additive manufacturing systems. For more information, visit

Computer Aided Technology (CATI) has made it our mission, since 1992, to deliver and support the best product development solutions available. Our portfolio includes solutions from Stratasys, SOLIDWORKS, Creaform, Desktop Metal, and Dassault Systèmes. We exist so our clients can focus on what they do best – design and manufacture their products. From small design firms to Fortune 500 companies, we support thousands of market-leading companies in every niche of product development, design, and manufacturing. Anyone can sell you software or hardware; our goal is to earn the right to be your trusted advisor. For information, visit

Concept Laser GmbH is one of the world’s leading providers of machine and plant technology for the 3D printing of metal components. Founded by Frank Herzog in 2000, the patented LaserCUSING® process – powder-bed-based laser melting of metals – opens up new freedom to configuring components and also permits the tool-free, economic fabrication of highly complex parts in fairly small batch sizes.

Concept Laser serves various industries, ranging from medical, dental, aerospace, toolmaking and mold construction, automotive and jewelry. Concept Laser machines are compatible with a diverse set of powder materials, such as stainless steel and hot-work steels, aluminum and titanium alloys, as well as precious metals for jewelry and dental applications.

Concept Laser Inc. is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas and is a US-based wholly owned subsidiary of Concept Laser GmbH. For more information, visit our website at

EnvisionTEC is a leading global provider of professional-grade 3D printing solutions. Our company invents, develops, manufactures and sells 3D printers and proprietary materials worldwide. Founded in 2002 with its pioneering commercial DLP printing technology, EnvisionTEC now sells more than 40 printers based on six distinct technologies that build objects from digital design files. The company’s premium 3D printers serve a variety of medical, professional and industrial markets, and are valued for precision, surface quality, functionality and speed. For more than 15 years, EnvisionTEC has been delivering desktop and production 3D printers and materials that deliver best-in-class results. For information, visit

Farsoon Technologies is a total solution supplier of industrial-grade, plastic laser sintering, and metal laser sintering systems. Founded on the clear vision and core commitment to creating “Open for Industry” high value-proposition systems gives users the freedom to innovate and expand the envelope of sintering technology for the world. Farsoon systems users have access to all parameter settings with customizable solutions based on application and material requirements to meet their specific needs. It is our core belief that only by having an open system and finding new, better, and more cost-effective materials can the industry continue its rapid growth. For more information, please visit

GKN Additive combines advanced 3D printing technology with a strong heritage in aerospace and automotive engineering. With centres of excellence in four countries focusing on everything from powder production to manufacturing and final part certification, GKN Additive offers a complete Additive Manufacturing (AM) solution for its global customer base secured by a ISO9001 and IATF16949 certificate. GKN Additive’s engineers help overcome challenges with creative solutions, adding value and solving problems across a range of industries every day. For more information, visit

Materialise incorporates more than 27 years of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialise’s open and flexible solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art, design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place. Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, Materialise combines the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the world. For more information, visit

Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc., located in St. Paul, MN is the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan. Since 1935, Matsuura has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology and manufacturing solutions to a variety of industries around the globe. Matsuura Machinery USA delivers unmatched excellence in 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor, multi-tasking CNC machine tools and machines with a powder bed metal AM platform with subtractive capability. Matsuura Machinery USA provides the service, applications and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business. For more information, visit

MicroTek Finishing delivers innovative precision surface finishing service using a proprietary Micro Machining Process (MMP TECHNOLOGY). Working from its own treatment labs, MicroTek Finishing (MTF) provides manufacturers with custom finishes to meet their exact specifications. MTF has an exclusive license in North America to provide proprietary deburring/polishing method known as the Micro Machining Process (MMP TECHNOLOGY). MMP TECHNOLOGY is a physical-catalyst surface treatment applied to items placed inside a treatment tank. MMP TECHNOLOGY begins with a detailed analysis of the surface state of the item being treated. The processing parameters are then determined with a degree of precision that is unique in the market. For more information, visit

Oerlikon is your partner for additive manufacturing solutions at any industrial level. For more information, visit

Optomec is evolving the world of additive manufacturing by taking 3D printing in new directions. Our production-grade 3D printers support the broadest set of functional materials, from structural metals to conductive electronics and biologic matter. Our flexible systems are used for building prototypes, volume manufacturing, repairing high-value metal components, and remanufacturing obsolete parts.

Our capabilities are used in high-reliability applications in aerospace and military markets, and meet the demanding performance and cost requirements of consumer electronics. We are breaking new ground with our unique ability to print antennas and sensors, making Optomec a key partner for enabling the Internet of Things (IoT). For more information, visit

Plural Additive Manufacturing is an additive manufacturing integrator. We provide manufacturers, materials developers, research and development labs, software companies and service providers with additive manufacturing solutions that meet their needs. Our solutions include unique industrial 3D printers and build environments, comprehensive service and installation and cost-effective access to third-party materials. We understand how production parts differ from different prototypes and know what this means in terms of design, manufacturing and post processing.

Our goals are to:

  • demonstrate a superior ROI on your parts, before you have to spend a dime
  • bring success to your company with our technology
  • partner to build competitive advantage

For more information, visit

PostProcess Technologies is the world’s only provider of automated and intelligent post-printing solutions for 3D printed parts. Our comprehensive systems remove the post-print bottleneck for all 3D print technologies and materials. With a combination of proprietary software, user-friendly hardware, and eco-friendly chemistry technologies, PostProcess delivers increased throughput, consistency, and productivity. Our suite of systems for support removal and surface finishing range from small desktop units to production-scale systems, including hybrid machines performing both processes in one compact unit. Our proven solutions are utilized in many industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, defense, medical, dental and more. For more information, visit

Rize is a next-generation additive manufacturing company enabling inclusive and sustainable innovation to achieve Additive at Scale. Harnessing Rize’s patented Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD) technology, Rize One, is the world’s first hybrid 3D printer, combining two discrete technologies, FFF and Piezo Jetting, which enables companies to sustainably deliver a vast range of custom and replacement manufacturing parts with the highest isotropic strength. Rize One enables inclusive multi-material printing with minimal post processing and the sustainable use of safe, non-toxic and recyclable materials.

Rize solutions combine strength, safety, security and speed, all at the most competitive price point in the industry.  For more information, visit

Tekna’s powder division manufactures spherical metallic powders for additive manufacturing applications (mainly L-PBF, EB, and DED).

Among other materials, Tekna produces spheres of Ti64 and AlSiMg. These spheres are wire atomized using Tekna RF-plasma proprietary process. These spheres are know for their superior flowability, high density, and purity. Tekna also produces various other powders for AM, including refractory metal spheres such as tungsten, tantalum and molybdenum. Tekna’s equipment division manufactures plasma equipment dedicated to producing spherical powders for AM. Such equipment will be on display in our booth during AMUG. For more information, please visit

TRUMPF Inc. is a leading manufacturer of laser technology for industrial applications in North America. Founded in 1969 in Farmington, CT, the company is the largest subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group. With more than 1,000 employees in region, TRUMPF Inc. serves the U.S., Canadian and Mexican markets. For more information, please visit

Ultimaker has been in operation since 2011, and over the years has grown to become a market-leader; creating powerful, professional, accessible desktop 3D printers. With offices in the Netherlands, New York and Boston, plus production facilities in both Europe and the US, Ultimaker’s team of over 250 employees continually strive to offer the highest-quality 3D printers, software and materials on the market. For more information, visit

UnionTech manufactures and markets “industrial grade” stereolithography equipment that offers freedom of open design for materials and software, high accuracy and surface finish and cost-effective ownership from the initial purchase price through the entire life cycle of the equipment. Our commercial series consists of the PILOT 250 and PILOT 450 (platforms of 250 mm square and 450 mm square, respectively. The production series includes the RSPro 600, RSPro 800, and the newly announced RSPro 1400. Union Tech, Inc is a fully owned subsidiary of Shanghai Union Technology Corp. All products are manufactured in China with globally sourced components from leading brands. For more information, visit

Vader Systems was founded in Buffalo, NY, by a father/son team driven to create a lower-cost, true production solution for metal 3D printing. Their dream was realized with the Mk1 Experimental, featuring patent-pending Magnetojet technology. The Mk1 inputs stock metal wire and jets high-speed molten metal droplets using a combination of resistive heating and electromagnetic propulsion. This ground-breaking and scalable technology is capable of achieving fully dense parts and is well suited for a variety of industries. Vader is currently printing with aluminum alloys 4043, 6061, and 7075. Future developments will include additional metals as well as multi-nozzle printers. For more information, visit

Xact Metal supports the next generation of innovative manufacturing solutions powered by metal 3D printing and aims to enable manufacturers to experience the benefits of high-quality metal 3D printing at the best price possible. The company is located in State College, Pennsylvania, which has been voted in the top 10 best small towns to live in and in the top 10 for start-up businesses in the United States. Xact Metal has received funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners and the Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County and operates out of The Pennsylvania State University’s Innovation Park. For more information, visit

Gold Sponsors - 37 Companies

3D Material Technologies is a division of ARC Group Worldwide. 3DMT is an Additive Metal Service Center offering 2 different metal technologies in North America with machines from EOS, Concept Laser. With a long history in powder metals, ARC Group Worldwide finds itself uniquely situated to take full advantage of offering Additive metals to its current customer base while building key partnerships in industries like Aerospace, Medical Devices, Space Propulsion, DOD and DOE Markets. For more information, visit

3D Metal Printing Magazine connects engineers, manufacturing executives and plant-floor leaders with suppliers of 3D metal-printing equipment, for prototyping and production applications in the aerospace, automotive, medical and other industries. With a regular circulation of 15,000 plus an additional 2000 to 5000 copies being distributed at a variety of industry-specific tradeshows and conferences, 3D Metal Printing promises to be at the center of this exciting industry, keeping readers in tune with new-technology write-ups, application articles and tutorial “how-to” features. For more information, visit

3D Printing Industry (3DPI) is a global media company providing a dedicated resource for anyone interested in additive manufacturing. The mission of 3DPI is to report on and create original content to keep our large and growing audience abreast of technology breakthroughs, the latest applications and the opinions of industry insiders.

We also host the annual 3D Printing Industry Awards, this year taking place on May 17th in London. For more information, visit

Additive Manufacturing is the magazine devoted to industrial applications of 3D printing technology. We are exploring the ways manufacturers are using this technology to make tooling, molds, functional prototypes and end-use production parts.

Our coverage is aimed at manufacturing leaders. Some are succeeding with AM today. Others expect AM to be among the ways they make parts in the future. For decision-makers in both groups, we report on the promise of additive, its current applications, advances in technology, the challenges of employing AM effectively, and the relationship of additive manufacturing to other manufacturing operations. For more information, visit

Additive Metal Alloys is a full service metal powder supplier focused primarily on the additive manufacturing industry. With over 20 years of experience, Additive Metal Alloys offers the most comprehensive solution for sustainable production in the emerging metal additive manufacturing industry. By keying on the synergies of superior engineering, leading technology, flexible production, and tailor-made solutions, our comprehensive range of powder alloys serve a variety of industries worldwide. Offering support and excellent customer service Additive Metal Alloys is your complete supplier of metal additive manufacturing powder solutions. For more information, visit

Admatec is dedicated to providing additive manufacturing solutions for high demanding applications and markets. With the revolutionary ADMAFLEX technology, we offer customers the ability to shape ceramics and metals from single-piece to large-scale productions. The ADMAFLEX process delivers strong performing materials using patented 3D printing technology. Based in the Netherlands, Admatec is located in a unique high-tech engineering environment, allowing to develop processes that include the full supply chain while recognizing the flexibility that the user expects. For information, visit

Arconic Inc. creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. For more information:

Argyle Materials, Inc’s refill materials are compatible with the following Stratasys® 3D Printers: uPrint® and uPrint SE® series, Fortus 900mc®/450/400/380/360/250/200mc®, Dimension 1200es®/Elite®/768®, and Legacy printers.   For information, visit

Aristo-Cast, the 2017 AFS Casting of the Year Winner/2014 Metalcaster of the Year, offers investment castings delivered to you with unsurpassable quality. Utilizing our latest AM equipment we produce castings from math data, in as short as 2 working days, without tooling. We pride ourselves with on-time deliveries and castings produced with the highest degree of dimensional and metallurgical integrity. Our customer’s needs and requirements are of the utmost importance and we stand behind our statement of “Quality thru Teamwork”. We are the only investment casting mfg. company in the US that offers magnesium in prototype and production volumes. For information, visit

Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you’ve ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you’ve experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software. For more information visit

CAD BLU, the experts in 3D printing with over 15 years in the industry, offers rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions, systems, support and materials. Experts in 3D Printing: Systems, Supplies & Parts. CAD BLU offers materials- plastics (ABS, PC, PP, PLA etc.), wax, ceramics, metals, nylons, elastomerics & more. 3D scanning/haptic device hardware with software & support. For more information visit

CBG Biotech is dedicated to providing the best solvent recycling solutions for your needs. We tailor our industry-leading solvent recycling solutions to offer safety, automation, sustainability, cost savings and—most importantly—improved quality throughput to our customers’ critical lab and industrial applications. For more information, visit

CIDEAS,  founded in 1998, is a full-service, additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing center. Utilizing over 30 in-house machines, CIDEAS capabilities include: Stereolithography (SLA), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), PolyJet, CLIP, urethane casting, and part finishing. For more information, visit

Cincinnati Incorporated (CI), which was founded in 1898, offers product lines that include CO2 and fiber lasers, automation, press brakes, shears, powdered metal presses, BAAM (Big Area Additive Manufacturing), and SAAM (Small Area Additive Manufacturing). For more information, visit

Custom Prototypes Inc. offers one-off and small batch manufacturing services. Capabilities include a variety of 3D printing services like SLA, SLS, FDM and DMLS. Beside additive manufacturing, Custom Prototypes offers CNC machining, plastic vacuum forming, finishing, pattern making, casting, etc.

Custom Prototypes also implements complete product development services consisting of industrial and engineering design, CAD, 3D scanning, reverse engineering and prototype development. Industries served include automotive, medical, aviation, mining, defense, motion picture and consumer products. Custom Prototypes also provides sales and service of 3D printing equipment manufactured by Zrapid Technologies and Raplas. For more information, visit

DEVELOP3D is a print and digital resource which tracks the essential technologies used throughout the entire product development process. With a globally respected editorial team with unparalleled industry experience, DEVELOP3D analyses and disseminates emerging technologies whilst engaging engineers and designers and assisting them in their increasingly complex software and hardware selection process.  For information, visit

Digital Engineering (formerly Desktop Engineering) delivers an independent voice of need-to-know information on the combination of high-performance computing and simulation-based modeling that is driving up-front design, new rapid prototyping and testing technologies that are improving the bottom line, and the engineering services our audience needs to thrive. Our content is in the form of a monthly magazine, nine e-newsletters and social media. For information, visit

Dinsmore Inc. is a single-source provider of design, engineering and manufacturing services located in Irvine, California. Dinsmore’s team of industrial, electrical, and mechanical engineers boasts more than 20 years of experience serving customers across North America. We are committed to pioneering the use of innovative 3D printing technologies including Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis (DLS), HP’s Multi Jet Fusion (MJF), 3D System’s Stereolithography (SLA) and Stratasys’ Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) to create new application opportunities for true additive manufacturing across industries including automotive, medical, dental, consumer products, aerospace and more.  For information, visit

DowDuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers is an industry leader providing high-performance engineering resins, adhesives, lubricants and parts to engineers and designers in the transportation, electronics and medical markets to enable material systems solutions for demanding applications and environments. industry leader providing high-performance engineering resins, adhesives, lubricants and parts to engineers and designers in the transportation, electronics and medical markets to enable material systems solutions for demanding applications and environments. For additional information, visit brings the most important stories about additive manufacturing, 3D Printing, design software and many other engineering topics to a worldwide audience of engineers. Our stories are informative, inspiring and entertaining. We deliver those stories across social media, video, Internet destinations and mobile devices. leverages this reach to deliver advertising campaigns for some of the world’s leading B2B brands, and for many more companies who aspire to build their customer base in engineering. For information, visit

GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services Inc. has been providing Direct Metal Laser Melting (DMLM) services since 2009. As one of the first metal additive manufacturing (3D printing) service providers in the country, GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services Inc. has the expertise to take clients from early prototyping all the way to finished, small- and medium-run manufacturing. With 25 employees and 10 machines dedicated to DMLM, GPI produces prototypes and end-use parts with complex geometries not possible with traditional machining in a variety of metals, including aluminum, three stainless steels, maraging steel, titanium, Inconel and cobalt chrome. Dedicated to maintaining cutting edge technology, GPI helps clients rethink and revolutionize the way their parts are designed and manufactured.

To further ensure the highest quality parts, GPI is pleased to be ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and AS9100:2009 Rev-C certified, as well as ITAR registered. For more information, visit

Granta Design believes that to achieve the full potential of additive manufacturing, it’s essential you know how to better manage your AM project data. Using the GRANTA MI: Additive Manufacturing software from Granta Design, find out how to capture accurate information, analyze it for insight, ensure traceability, and future-proof your AM research. Discover how you can consolidate, control and share AM data, including managing AM workflows for the lab and the enterprise. Improve your understanding of critical process/property relationships, get AM solutions to market faster, and ensure you are capturing the full testing and analysis picture: for powders, materials, and parts For more information, visit

H.C. Starck has designed its high-quality cobalt, nickel and iron based AMPERPRINT® metal powders for the specific requirements of 3D printing. To optimize customer results, H.C. Starck’s AMPERPRINT® powders are fully dense, have an excellent flowability, a spherical shape and are perfectly reproducible. H.C. Starck’s core competency is to produce tailored-high quality materials in flexibly scalable quantities, from lab to large-scale production. H.C. Starck’s gas atomized metal powders are designed to meet the most stringent requirements of various industries, such as aerospace or medical. For more information, visit

INTAMSYS (abbreviation of INTelligent Additive Manufacturing SYStems) is a 3D printers manufacturer specializes in PEEK and high-performance functional materials 3D printing solutions. The company’s state-of-the-art FUNMAT HT and FUNMAT PRO HT are the latest high-performance series 3D printers engineered by INTAMSYS for high-performance functional materials 3D printing at affordable prices.

INTAMSYS is committed to the highest manufacturing design and quality standards where all INTAMSYS 3D printers have received FCC and CE certifications. Today, INTAMSYS’ 3D printing solutions are trusted globally by customers from aerospace, automotive, oil & gas, medical, dental, and electronics manufacturing industries.  For more information, visit

In’Tech Industries’ 3D printing division provides rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing (RP/AM) capabilities in five technologies; Stereolithography (SLA), Polyjet, Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS). The diversity in technology allows us the ability to provide our customers designed parts that range from soft material to rigid plastics to hard metals.

Our 10,000 square foot facility in Ramsey, MN, and 6,000 square foot facility in Racine, WI, provide us with climate controlled Virtual Translation Manufacturing (VTM) laboratories that are managed by an on-site service technician which enables us to optimize performance and capabilities. For more information, visit

Loctite branded 3D resins for additive manufacturing have been introduced by Henkel. Loctite 3D resins are designed to offer engineers and designers freedom of material choice for prototyping.  They feature excellent print resolution, fast cure time and compatibility with most DLP and SLA printer platforms on the market.

In addition to these exciting new 3D printing resins, Loctite continues to offer the broadest portfolio of adhesives and sealants for manufacturing.  Many of these products are ideally suited for the unique post-print challenges that additive manufacturing materials pose. Combining these unique materials capabilities helps address the needs of designers and engineers during and after printing.  Loctite is proud to be able to support the additive manufacturing community to accelerate the adoption of this disruptive technology! For more information, visit

LPW manufactures and processes high-quality metal powders and develops innovative powder management solutions for AM. Its PowderRange off-the-shelf metal powders are dispatched within 24 hours of order. PowderLife powders, products and solutions for AM production form a unique metal powder lifecycle management system, controlling risk, and adding reliability and traceability through repeated AM builds.

LPW’s QMS processes assure the integrity of its tightly controlled AM metal powders, supplied to safety-critical sectors worldwide. LPW views AM from the perspective of the powder. From initial specification and supply, through controlling reproducibility, to conducting in-house testing and analysis, we provide the highest standards of quality and service. For more information, visit

MakePartsFast is part of the Design World Digital Network. It provides design engineers and product designers with a balanced editorial approach addressing key issues, best practices, and material selection when exploring additive, subtractive, reverse engineering, rapid injection molding, CNC prototyping, custom or hybrid parts, prototypes, and finished parts.

MakePartsFast provides news and educational articles on 3D printing and innovations in digital manufacturing and rapid prototyping via online tools, videos, podcasts, webinars, print and social media to reach engineering and manufacturing professionals. For more information, visit

Markforged is on a mission to unlock the next 10x innovation in design and manufacturing. We build an Industrial 3D Printing Platform to liberate designers and engineers from decades-old, slow part creation processes. NASA, Google, Ford, Amazon, Siemens and thousands of companies in 50 countries use Markforged to print same-day prototypes and produce stronger end-use parts than they did before. With Markforged, customers are able to ship 50X faster, spend 20X less, and build products that are 23X stronger. The Markforged platform includes a full ecosystem of 3D printers for metal, composite, and plastic parts; purpose-built metal & carbon-reinforced materials for strength and beautiful finishes; and cloud software for turning drawings into high-strength printing. For more information, visit

Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine is a leading news source for commercial and technical developments in metal AM. Available both in print and online, it is read by a large and rapidly growing audience of subscribers including component producers, end-users, industry suppliers, analysts and researchers. Each issue features a number of original in-depth articles and special features on metal Additive Manufacturing topics, as well as our extensive quarterly industry news rundown.

Metal AM magazine is available as a free digital download or via a print subscription. For more information, visit

Midwest Prototyping is a full-service, ISO 9001:2015 certified AM service bureau. Since 2001 we have been the leader in high-quality parts with incredible service. We offer SLA, SLS, Carbon CLIP, HP Multi-Jet Fusion, FDM, Polyjet and urethane casting all under one roof. As one of the largest and oldest independent service bureaus, we are able to offer materials and technologies from multiple vendors, ensuring the best fit for your application. We also provide full in-house finishing services and CNC machining to our customers. For more information, visit

Mimaki is a pioneer in the development of digital printing and cutting products worldwide. The company has engineered and manufactured a complete line of digital printers and cutters, and offers a total workflow solution for the many applications found in the Sign & Graphics, Textile & Apparel and Industrial markets. Mimaki excels in offering innovative, high quality, reliable printer products using a variety of technologies including 3D, latex, eco-solvent, solvent, aqueous dye sublimation, solvent UV and UV-LED. Mimaki Engineering Co. Ltd. celebrates 40 years of innovation in 2015, and is publicly listed on the JASDAQ Securities Exchange, Inc. For more information, visit

Praxair Surface Technologies knows that additive manufacturing powders are not just a commodity – they’re a specialty. Additive manufacturing continues to advance at a rapid rate. It’s critical your powders source continues to advance just as fast. From more than 50 years, we’ve been a leading manufacturer of gas atomized metal powders. And today, as additive manufacturing rapidly advances, we’re evolving our powders at the same rate. With Praxair TruForm metal powders for additive manufacturing, the sky isn’t the limit. It’s time to dream big. For more information, visit

Prodways is a leading developer of innovative technologies, 3D printing equipment, and premium materials. With the strong technological expertise of its parent company, Group Gorge, Prodways is a rising force in the industry, offering a range of 3D printers including the ProMaker L Series – based on our proprietary MOVINGLight® technology – and our plastic laser sintering ProMaker P Series by Prodways powered by Farsoon. Prodways offers an impressive range of materials, suitable for manufacturing in a vast number of diverse applications in aerospace, dental, medical and more. For more information, visit

RAPID + TCT 2018 is your destination for discovery, education, collaboration, and networking in additive manufacturing. Known worldwide as North America’s most important additive manufacturing event, RAPID + TCT provides everything you need to know about 3D technologies, all under one roof. It is where you will witness groundbreaking product announcements, experience hundreds of hands-on exhibits, learn real-world additive manufacturing solutions from the industry’s most respected experts, and network with thousands of industry peers. At the RAPID + TCT conference, 160 industry leaders go beyond the hype to bring you real-world solutions to advance your manufacturing processes.  For more information, visit

Rapid Prototyping Services, founded in 2004,  provides quick turn 3D printed mechanical prototypes using ABS, ABS-ESD7, polycarbonate, PC/ABS, NYLON-12, ULTEM 9085, and polyphenylsulfone. Since 2004 we’ve offered advanced product development services including 3D cad modeling, prototyping, production, appearance models, tooling and fixtures . RPS is a woman owned, small business, with an ITAR Certification. For more information, visit

RePliForm provides electroplating services for plastic parts in the 3D printing industry. Our plating has been used to add strength & stiffness, durability, EMI Shielding, electrical & thermal conductivity, abrasion resistant, and much more! Our mission is to partner with customers to enhance the value of their custom tailored designs through the development of innovative processes to create metal-plastic composites with attributes that are superior to the sum of their parts. From fashion to the aerospace, RePliForm is ready to take on new challenges to advance the capabilities of the 3D printing industry. For more information, visit

Ricoh Americas Corporation’s Ricoh Service Advantage enables our customers’ business growth by leveraging our core strengths and global infrastructure to provide clear and compelling competitive advantage. Find out how to turn our experience into the accelerator your business requires. For more information, visit

RP America is the comprehensive source for all your 3D-printing needs—from equipment sales, to service and support, to information and advice, to financing. Founded on traditional Midwestern values of hard work, integrity, and strong relationships, you can be sure we’ll provide you with the right solution for your business. The product lines we represent include UnionTech stereolithography equipment, Rize 3D printers, Desktop Metal, and Somos® stereolithography materials.

RP America also partners with RP Support America to provide service for additive manufacturing equipment across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. When you purchase equipment, materials, or software from RP America, you have the security of knowing it is backed by an extensive, trusted service network with over 100 years of combined experience in providing quality support for 3D printers. For more information, visit

Sandvik has been investing heavily in research & development in different AM process technologies since 2013. Today, we’re developing components for industrial use. With 150 years of metallurgy at our backs, additive manufacturing is a natural fit. As the world-leading manufacturer of gas-atomized Osprey powders, our range of alloys is extensive. We can even customize small batches. Adding our leading expertise in post processing methods, like metal cutting, sintering, heat treatment and hot isostatic pressing, we master every step of the AM value chain – and offer both AM advisory services and AM manufacturing services. For more information, visit

Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), launched its groundbreaking Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) process in 2009 with the objective to save manufacturers time and money on the production of large, high-value metal parts and prototypes. Today, we remain dedicated to perfecting the art and science of printing large metal parts (up to an industry-leading 19 feet in length), but we are also committed to offering the widest range of metal additive manufacturing solutions in the market. From high profile R&D projects to innovative systems and services, Sciaky will continue to push the boundaries of additive manufacturing technology into the foreseeable future. For more information, visit

SHINING 3D was founded in 2004 and quickly became China’s first OTC stock company in the 3D digitizing and printing industry.  With business areas covering 3D scanning, 3D printing, 3D materials, 3D design and manufacturing service, and 3D network cloud platform, SHINING 3D is the industry leader in multiple aspects, including overall strength, sales volume, technology varieties, and service support capability. As the leading Chinese 3D printing company, SHINING 3D has won international influence with customers in more than 70 countries throughout Asia, the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East. For more information, visit

Solvay Performance Polyamides is a business unit of Solvay, a multi-specialty chemical company that is committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers in diverse global end markets. Its products and solutions are used in planes, cars, smart and medical devices, batteries, in mineral and oil extraction, among many other applications promoting sustainability. Its lightweighting materials enhance cleaner mobility, its formulations optimize the use of resources and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality. Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with around 27,000 employees in 58 countries. For more information, visit

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing has nearly three decades of engineering and additive manufacturing experience in multiple technologies, including PolyJet, Stereolithography, Fused Deposition Modeling, Laser Sintering, Direct Metal Laser Sintering, Urethane Casting, CNC Machining, Tooling, Injection Molding, Finishing and Assembly. We leverage that knowledge to become an extension of your team, enhancing your processes, helping you take a new approach to design, and revolutionizing the way you think about manufacturing.

With ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified locations across the U.S. and one of the largest 3D printing capacities in the industry, we can ensure your high-quality parts are where you need them, when you need them. Whether it’s rapid prototyping, an intricately detailed model or thousands of production parts, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing can meet your most demanding deadlines.

Challenge the status quo and think beyond the limits of conventional manufacturing processes with solutions from Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. For more information, visit

“The SL PRO” has specialized in the production of complicated small parts, which are characterized by high precision, fit and function. Offering a wide range of stereolithography materials, a variety of production (series) materials can be simulated. Twenty years of experience, a diverse selection of materials and plant technology allow SL Pro to respond to its customers’ different needs and desires. And it reacts quickly to requests with production of your parts within 24 hours wherever possible. SL Pro also offers a proprietary, patented process for coloring parts and a tool for setting and checking the fit. For more information, visit

The TCT Group, part of Rapid News Publications Ltd, has a mission to accelerate design-to-manufacturing innovation across all industry sectors. The TCT Group has been a leading authority in the 3D technologies industry for over 20 years and, with global reach, continues to deliver comprehensive market-leading events and media solutions.

The TCT Group is home to the market-leading TCT Magazines (Europe, North America and German Language editions), TCT Show (UK), TCT Asia (Shanghai, China), TCT Asia – Event Insight (Asia), RAPID + TCT (multiple locations, USA) and TCT Conference @ Formnext (Frankfurt, Germany), TCT Japan (Tokyo, Japan). For more information, visit

UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. Everyone at UL shares a passion to make the world a safer place. We test, inspect, audit, certify, validate, verify, advise and train and we support these efforts with software solutions for safety and sustainability.

Within the AM marketplace, UL helps navigate challenging industry issues involving workforce development, facility safety, equipment compliance and material and process validation. For more information visit

Xaar develops develop world-leading piezoelectric drop-on-demand inkjet technologies. We also are a world-class manufacturer of industrial digital inkjet printheads. Our printheads are trusted in industrial markets around the globe as the most effective way to lay down precise volumes of inks and fluids with absolute pin-point accuracy time after time.

With each printhead dispensing millions of droplets per second, Xaar technologies deliver a range of benefits; these include unrivalled reliability, outstanding performance and process efficiencies. Our unique TF Technology® brings a competitive edge in 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing by enabling the reliable printing of highly loaded and viscous fluids across a wide temperature range.

With an uncompromising commitment to innovation, Xaar is driving piezoelectric drop-on-demand digital technology for inkjet enabled 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing processes opening up novel opportunities and creating more value for our customers. For more information, visit

XJet is a provider of groundbreaking metal and ceramic additive manufacturing technologies and products. [or: solutions.] Founded in 2005, XJet has developed and introduced the revolutionary NanoParticle Jetting™ technology. With a decade of research behind it, our NPJ technology enables the production of metal or ceramic parts with the same ease and versatility of inkjet printing without compromising throughput or quality. Our world-class team of skilled industry veterans and dynamic R&D specialists holds over 75 registered and pending patents. Leveraging our proprietary technology and proven expertise, XJet is redefining the metal and ceramic AM industries. For more information, visit

Silver Sponsors - 7 Companies

AMT represents U.S.-based builders and distributors of manufacturing technology – the advanced machinery, devices, and digital equipment that U.S. manufacturing relies on to be productive, innovative, and competitive. Located in McLean, VA, near the nation’s capital, AMT acts as the industry’s voice to speed the pace of innovation, increase global competitiveness and develop manufacturing’s advanced workforce of tomorrow. With extensive expertise in industry data and intelligence, as well as a full complement of international business operations, AMT offers its members an unparalleled level of support. AMT also produces IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show, the premier manufacturing technology event in North America. For more information, visit

ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. We bring clarity and insight to our customer’s most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. Our technology enables organizations in all industries to imagine high-quality, innovative product designs that are sustainable and have an accelerated time to market.

Founded in 1970, ANSYS employs almost 3000 professionals, more than 700 of them with PhDs in engineering fields such as finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, electronics and electromagnetics, embedded software, system simulation and design optimization. Headquartered south of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., ANSYS has more than 75 strategic sales and development locations throughout the world with a network of channel partners in 40+ countries. For more information, visit

ASTM International, with over 12,000 ASTM standards operating globally, improves the lives of millions every day. Combined with our innovative business services, ASTM standards enhance performance and help everyone have confidence in the things they buy and use – from the toy in a child’s hand to the aircraft overhead.

Working across borders, disciplines and industries we harness the expertise of over 30,000 members to create consensus and improve performance in manufacturing and materials, products and processes, systems and services. Understanding commercial needs and consumer priorities, we touch every part of everyday life: helping our world work better. For more information, visit

Bolt’s Engraving is your main source for high-end awards as well as do-it-yourself promotional items with our new division,, where you create your own personalized gifts and awards at a low cost. For more information, visit

CadmiumCD has spent the last fifteen years building technology for meeting planners, trade show organizers, and conference managers. Their fully integrated system includes abstract submissions & reviews, exhibitor & speaker management, branded websites & interactive floor plans, native conference apps, audio recordings, content distribution, e-posters, surveys & evaluations, logistics management, speaker ready room presentation management, and digital signage software. For more information, visit

Clemco has been building high-quality industrial-grade blast equipment since the mid-1940s. Clemco equipment is designed and engineered for performance and productivity, and made to exacting standards that ensure durability. Our global team listens to customers and translates customer needs into product offerings to address the broad scope of blast applications involving cleaning, surface preparation, deburring, shot peening, and finishing. For more information visit

Granutools improves powder understanding by delivering leading-edge physical characterization tools. Combining decades of experience in scientific instrumentation with fundamental research on powder characterization, we offer a unique set of complementary instruments.

All we do is powder flow characterization.

Named after their purpose, our instruments are tools to understand macroscopic behavior of powders. Granuflow for flow, Granuheap for static cohesion, Granudrum for dynamic cohesion, Granupack for tap density and Granucharge for triboelectric charge measurements.For more information visit

Layered Manufacturing and Consulting  offers consulting, and project management, services in the additive manufacturing space for varying markets including automotive, aerospace, medical, and more. We share knowledge and experience with a host of additive processes including SLA, SLS, FDM, Objet, DMLS, EBM, and EBAM. Layered Manufacturing is committed to growing the additive industry by aiding in securing prototype parts, as well as investigating new technologies/materials to define whether they are a viable fit for the customer’s product needs.  To learn more about Layered Manufacturing and Consulting, please visit

Ophir, established in 1976, is a global leader in precision IR optics, laser measurement instrumentation and 3D non-contact measurement equipment. The division is comprised of three groups that develop, manufacture and market top quality products using the most advanced technologies. For more information, visit

VacuCoat Technologies, Inc. specializes in the art and science of vacuum metallizing for the rapid prototype industry. Our capabilities include the deposition of aluminum and numerous other metals, providing a wide variety of appearances. We have developed an expertise in the coating of SLA, SLS, epoxies, fiberglass, urethanes, and most rapid prototyping materials. In addition, VacuCoat metallizes a broad range of traditional substrates including: most plastics, steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and zinc components. For more information, visit

Wenzel America is the North American Subsidiary of Wenzel Group, a major player in the metrology world.  An innovative and flexible solver of customers’ measurement problems, Wenzel builds on a solid foundation of family, German precision engineering, flexibility and strong partnerships. We are large enough to support metrology customers all around the world, and at the same time, we focus on those customers as individuals, requiring unique solutions.

The growth of additive manufacturing has been a driver in the development of Wenzel’s line of Volumetrik Industrial CT scanners for inspection and reverse engineering of parts with complex and hidden geometry. Our CT Scanning machines are known for having a small footprint, being easy to use and offering value for money.

In addition to sales of machines;  Wenzel America offers contract CT scanning services. For more information, visit

Yazaki North America is part of the Yazaki Group. An independent automotive component maker founded in Japan in 1941, Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions for automotive applications. Yazaki produces wire harnesses, power distribution & control products, connectors, driver information systems, sensors and hybrid & electric vehicle products.

With 285,000 employees in 46 countries, Yazaki is one of the world’s largest privately-owned automotive suppliers. Every day we put our resources to work for one specific purpose: to help our customers achieve success. Defined by an unyielding commitment to the success of our customers, Yazaki has become a valued supplier to virtually every major automotive manufacturer in the world. For more information, visit

Bronze Sponsor - 1 Company

trinckle develops software for the age of additive manufacturing.

Its core offering, paramate, automates design processes, whether for faster internal product development or for intuitive product configuration by end customers. paramate enables mass customization – regardless whether it concerns patient-specific prostheses, mechanically optimized industrial components or personalized jewelry. For more information, visit